Statewide News

With 23 Natural Resources Districts in Nebraska, there is a lot happening with our water, soil, trees, wildlife and all natural resources.
Below are the most current news and magazine articles from across the state.

CPNRD hosting water conference Feb. 9 in Kearney Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 11:00 am  Kearney Hub
http://www.kearneyhub.com/unpublished/cpnrd-hosting-water-conference-feb-in-kearney/article_6bdb8ae3-ea6c-548d-b8eb-9931d8b69bad.html

Trail gets NGPC nod for $250K
http://www.midwestmessenger.com/burt_county/news/trail-gets-ngpc-nod-for-k/article_ce916cee-e279-11e6-abad-cfa6281127dc.html

Des Moines water utility dealt setback in fertilizer runoff case   Associated Press Jan 27, 2017
http://www.omaha.com/money/des-moines-water-utility-dealt-setback-in-fertilizer-runoff-case/article_e10674e1-04d2-5070-9b72-d3e92cb58412.html

Experts urge Fremont residents to keep an eye on the water after Costco chicken plant arrives
By Barbara Soderlin / World-Herald staff writer. Jan 26, 2017
http://www.omaha.com/money/experts-urge-fremont-residents-to-keep-an-eye-on-the/article_b419de25-e1c1-5ce1-97fb-52b787a52b81.html

Future is hazy for EPA rule on NPPD coal plant near North Platte By Cole Epley / World-Herald staff writer. Jan 27, 2017
http://www.omaha.com/money/future-is-hazy-for-epa-rule-on-nppd-coal-plant/article_da14cb91-a0d0-5809-9115-4ac7b8d5c32c.html.

 

 

Cool reception for Ricketts’ ag land tax plan By Martha Stoddard  Kearney Hub
http://www.kearneyhub.com/news/state/cool-reception-for-ricketts-ag-land-tax-plan/article_2b16ee90-e96d-11e6-bcee-ffd26072d502.html

Holcomb, Berge win awards at NCCA Annual Conference  Star Herald
http://www.starherald.com/news/local_news/holcomb-berge-win-awards-at-ncca-annual-conference/article_3ba1facd-2751-5c66-8355-590eb3650abe.html

Lower Elkhorn NRD gives it’s OK to riverbank stabilization project By MIKE BUHLER Norfolk Daily News
http://norfolkdailynews.com/news/lower-elkhorn-nrd-gives-its-ok-to-riverbank-stabilization-project/article_301a5d3e-e443-11e6-a414-2fbe8932ee32.html

 

NRD books a ‘fix’ for Recharge Lake  By Steve Moseley Associate Editor  Jan 27, 2017
http://www.yorknewstimes.com/news/nrd-books-a-fix-for-recharge-lake/article_5e17c272-e460-11e6-a85d-bb25500f599e.html

Windbreak renovation workshops to be held in February  Daily Sun  Jan 31, 2017 Updated Jan 31, 2017
http://beatricedailysun.com/news/local/state-and-regional/windbreak-renovation-workshops-to-be-held-in-february/article_a4463f96-aec8-5b92-a8b1-edb872273167.html

Tri-Basin sees gains, losses in 2016 groundwater levels  By LORI POTTER  Hub Staff Writer
http://www.theindependent.com/news/regional/kearney/tri-basin-sees-gains-losses-in-groundwater-levels/article_cd80e30f-60bb-50fe-8f76-492172a3a6cc.html

Burn schools planned in three towns in February  Posted: Saturday, January 28, 2017 12:00 am
http://www.kearneyhub.com/news/agriculture/burn-schools-planned-in-three-towns-in-february/article_92ed888e-e4aa-11e6-9298-775f87bbd1f0.html

NRD Reports Progress On Duck Creek Recreation Area  BY News Channel Nebraska | January 27, 2017
http://kwbe.com/featured-news/nrd-reports-progress-on-duck-creek-recreation-area/

Preparing For Climate Change Impacts In Nebraska  by Ariana Brocious  NET News
http://netnebraska.org/article/news/1061816/preparing-climate-change-impacts-nebraska

Experts: Chicken plant could contaminate Lincoln water  NICHOLE MANNA Lincoln Journal Star  Jan 26, 2017
http://journalstar.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/experts-chicken-plant-could-contaminate-lincoln-water/article_b06df0b5-2394-5c06-aae7-65359f12b7e1.html

Nebraska Environmental Trust director says the need is greater than the funding  Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2017 10:30 pm
By Kelli Rollin
http://www.theindependent.com/news/local/nebraska-environmental-trust-director-says-the-need-is-greater-than/article_e5b12e5e-e9a5-11e6-945c-cf681901afba.html